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and that cities are key to the economy. large cities produce 83% of economic output in the united states. the 30 largest cities in the u.s. account for half of all gdp. we're all in favor of good infrastructure until it comes time to pay for it. you say that some money can come from the private sector, we've had high-profile examples of public-private partnerships that have gone wrong. how do city governments make sure that city residents get what they pay for? >> i don't think there's any simple answer to this. one reason we might want a national infrastructure bank is not for the money, but to provide oversight, you have somebody to go to when you have a project, a regulator. an interlocutor. we should alloy private money. there's an additional problem. about so-called eminent domain. you can't just clear things out in china they used to at least just knock on your door and say you're moving. we're building a road here. you got to move out of your apartment tomorrow. we can't do that. it makes it trickier in our older cities to rebuild in the way they did in china. >> it's an interesting analo
you some of the figures. large cities produce 83% of economic output in the united states. the 30 largest cities in the u.s. account for half of all gdp. now, we're all in favor of good infrastructure until it comes time to pay for it. you say that some money can come from the private sector, but we've had some high-profile examples of public/private partnerships that have gone wrong. how do city governments make sure that city residents get what they pay for? >> i don't think there's any simple answer to this. and by the way, one reason when he we might want a national infrastructure bank is not for the money but just to provide oversight and ombudsman so that you have somebody to go to when off project or regulator, an interlocutor perhaps. we should definitely allow private money. there is an additional problem, and richard probably knows more about this, about so-called eminent domain, where you can't just clear things out. in china, they used to at least just knock on your door and say you're moving, we're building here a road here. you have to move out of your parm tomorrow.
still has a huge presence in baghdad. the u.s. embassy there is as large as vatican city with almost 200 american troops providing embassy security and handling sales of u.s. arms to the iraqis. it may be a preview of the future of afghanistan in which the united states is pushing ahead with plans to withdraw troops by 2014. the defense secretary leon panetta says our longest war is at a strategic turning point with a new strategy which has reversed five-year trends of growing violence. he says military commanders there are now expressing optimism. >> all of them believe that we have fundamentally turned the tide in that effort after years in which we lacked the right strategy and the necessary resources to try to achieve the mission we were embarked on. >> shepard: the u.s. still has about 65,000 troops in afghanistan. >>> secretary panetta is talking about the attack object the u.s. outpost in benghazi just hours after more classified hearings on capitol hill. that attack killed the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens and three other americans. now the state department is sending l
.m. a large area, but not the city or southern or eastern suburbs. the area in blue denotes the snow. the light blue is very light snow. a little purple mix, and then the green is rain. we're on track forecasting snow north and west of the city. mostly rain south and east of the city before wraps up in the afternoon. by the time it wraps up, we may see an inch or so in the metro area. to adjust to4 inches it will turn wendy and a lot cooler the day on it will turn wendyindy and cold on sunday. next seven days shows a sunny and cold new year's eve, a cold new year's day with a chance of a few showers. let's go live to the white house with president obama. >> for the past couple of months, i've been working with leaders of both parties to try to forge an agreement to build our economy and shrink the deficit. the ballast planned and cut spending in a responsible way that would also ask the wealthiest americans to pay a little more. i still want to get this done. it is the right thing to do for families, our businesses, and our entire economy. but the allure for immediate action is here
in repairing a large sinkhole on mountain view drive in  lafayette. the city council also adopted an emergency declaration, establishing a $1 million budget to fix the road's drainage problem. that huge sinkhole opened up during that major storm last sunday. >>> the bart expansion in fremont has run into an unforeseen problem with birds, and it comes with a $5 million price tag. the crew has installed inflatable dancers, such as the ones found outside used car lots to discourage birds from nesting. >>> a judge heard arguments in a case that involves privacy rights and the first amendment. >> reporter: he's known as one of san francisco's most outspoken gay rights activists, but he had little to say today as he pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. >> it snaps of political retribution. >> reporter: he took this photo of scott wiener and blogged that he tried to photograph him at a urinal. >> we will be fighting this case. and i think that despite the fact that the photograph was taken, we're talking fundamentally about a photograph of a gentleman at a sink. >> repor
, large sections of kansas city on both the kansas and missouri sides will be wired. >> this is salt lake what you wanted. >> exactly -- this is exactly what you guys wanted. >> exactly. we want to take advantage of the faster speeds that google fire will bring and develop. the sky's the limit. >> reporter: how high is that? even the tech wizards aren't sure. >> you know, we've been asked that question a few times. the truthful answer is we don't know yet. we have a new technology that no one else has in the nation, and it can take our business to a new height that we didn't even dream of. >> reporter: the practical effects are easier to predict. better property values, more reasons for investment for top talent to come and stay. how much impact can all of this have on your city? >> i think at the end of the day if you ask any mayor growing that small business, finding that entrepreneur, willing to take a risk in your community is going to grow jobs and ultimately the economy. >> reporter: for now, dreams are growing wild out on the silicon prairie. tom foreman, cnn, kansas city, kansas.
foot high tsunami but no large wave paps tower camera in tokyo captured the entire city shaking there. there are reports of a few injuries but no major damage at this point. a tsunami warning has been lifted. some roads were closed and rail service temporary stopped for safety checks. >>> oakland police swat team surrounded an apartment complex late last night. warrants were being served. we have no other details right now but that swat activity ended about 2:00 this morning. no word of any arrests were made. >>> two san jose restaurants have a lot of cleaning up to do after a fire forced them to evacuate just before closing time last night. ktvu janine de la vega is in san jose to tell us if the restaurants are expected to be open today. >> reporter: firefighters told us they think the restaurants should be able to open but they are unsure just how much water damage is in there from them extinguishing the fire. these restaurants are in a strip mall in the evergreen area just before 9:30 last night. people inside started noticing smoke inside. both restaurants were evacuated and firef
break for monday. >> the storm pictures are view coming in from-viewers. this redwood city resident. you can see this large tree branch. the crews are already trying to prevent more damage. meanwhile, in the east bay damage, flooding, this intersection was flooded in oakland. it was really battere battered near rohnert park. basically under water. we are always looking for more photos send it to a message on a facebook message or breaking@kron.com >> police are called to the scene of a home burglary and find one person dead. details on when and where ... when kron 4 news returns. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >> in burlingame this large tree came crashing down. it fell into a public parking lot. there was also a defense that was blown over. knocking down christmas trees with a-fence that was blown over and in the east. check
it was a whopping $378 million largely due to a stock option. cook got no stock option this year. >>> one east bay city plans to hire a well known expert to fight crime. we have details of the new plan. >> a sign of ever lasting love isn't going to last that long in los gatos. the reason why these locks of love are being removed from a popular bridge. >> you can get ktvu news to go. you can watch all our newscasts [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> in an effort to battle a negative imagine and high crime rates the city of oakland announced a sweeping new plan that includes bringing in an o
place today at the shelter in san jose. the event, relections, drew a -- reflections, drew a large crowd. 7,000 homeless people are on streets on any given night. housing is the only real solution he said. >> the city and the county are already spending more money on the homeless than it will take to put them into housing. we have to be smart enough to figure out how to squeeze that money out of the system. >> he presented materials with the annual life builder award for its work to end homelessness. >>> representatives of the arch dice sees held a -- diocese held a candlelight vigiller today. they prayed and -- candlelight vigil today. they prayed. police arrested 5 suspects in the case and 4 pleaded not guilty. the 5th is set for arraignment tomorrow. the sister is quoting theivism moved to the bay area -- the victim moved to the bay area in october. police say the victims and suspects were acquainted. >>> a san francisco police officer is facing a inquiry after a video showed up on facebook that shows him speeding through the broadway tunnel. we showed you the video yesterday. the tit
a large community circle around a anna kournikova. loveville noontime event is to urge people to find ways to prevent similar incidents in the future. people in new york city who want tighter gun laws are making their voices heard, marching over the brooklyn bridge last night carrying candles. they stopped in the middle of the abridged read the names of the children and adults killed at sandy hook elementary school. >> the debate over guns in america took center stage on the sunday morning talk shows. the national rifle association is not backing down from a controversial idea of putting armed guards in schools. >> i don't understand why you cannot just four minutes imagine that when that horrible monster tried to shoot his way into sandy hook school and that if a good guy with a gun had been there, he might of been able to stop largest gun rights lobby also says the white house gun violence task force led by vice president joe biden may try to undermine the second amendment. 5:0732 degrees. >> still ahead in reston, showing off another amazing holiday display. how it is helping a great ca
that we are working on it and the center-sent me an e- mail--centimeter and evil and th city center supervisor city supervisors, ciy workers and setting out in else. >> reporter: thank you. >> catherine: also a large tree branches that fell onto a san francisco gas stationit happened on portrero and 17th streets over the weekend. the awning of the 76 station was knocked over. no one was hurt. we have some weather photos sent in by viewers. elaine eng sent us this photo showing flooding on 280 this morning near the foothill exit. and jonathan miranda send this photo showing storm damage at a san francisco gas station a tree branch came crashing storm if you have pictures you want to share with us, send them to breaking-news-at- kron-four.com. stay with kron-4 as we continue to track the wet weather and storm damage. for the latest updates - check out our website - kron4.com, and our facebook and twitter pages. >> catherine: in other bay area news. 15 homes in mill valley are still without water tonight. that's after a water main broke, flooding marin avenue. kron 4's reggie kumar tel
with the storm drains here. larry captures this flooding on the corner of sacramento and lagoona. in the city pacific heights neighborhood. there you can see all of that water. now, further down south. boulder creek, take a look at this. brian shared this photo of a very, very large tree that crashed downright on highway 236. this is near china grade road. you can send us your photos e- mail photos at ktvu.com on post them on our facebook page or tweet them. >>> the storm may be gone but the rain not quite. ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo is next with when to expect more wet weather hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> well t has been an active weather wee
the north bay and oakland, hayward, redwood city, the san mateo coast and by 10:00, the eastern and southern portions of the bay. by midnight, it will be largely self of the golden gate. it will be diving down to the south with reveron showers and 54 clock. by the time we head out tomorrow is going to be dry. we will also see the clouds decreasing. here is what we can accep expect-rainfall totals will be less than one-half inch but nearly 1 in. near the coast. local snow levels are going to fall but when that happens there is the possibility of a light dusting in the north bay hills. as for the sierras, some snowfall and early tomorrow. lingering flurries and mostly sunny conditions by monday. they look at your extended forecast. dry saturday and also drier on sunday with the chances of showers in the north bay. dry on tuesday with another chance for the entire-bay area on wednesday. >> catherine: the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. is always with kron 4. parties - and of course fireworks. i'll be hosting along with gary radnich. kron 4's new year's live. starts at 11-30 on
looking at large, destructive tornadoes. that's why we are concerned about. look at this temperature right here, 9 degrees in omaha, 24 in oklahoma city. the temps plumb it behind the storm and we still watch the severe weather pull off to the south. we will be dealing with blizzard conditions across parts of missouri. i want to show you this bulls sigh for the threat for severe weather. texas, louisiana, mississippi and alabama. unfortunately on christmas you need to have your plans in place if you need to take carve within moments. kelly: that is very important. good job on fox & friends this morning. you are my favorite weatherman. merry christmas to you. >> reporter: and to you. jaime: the tsunamis are really the only thing they have to worry about generally when it comes to wild weather in hawaii and that is not a concern. president obama is there spending time with his family for the holiday and yesterday he went golfing before heading to the beach with the first lady and their daughters. aides say the president will have to return to washington in a day or two to deal with you know
documented a connection between doctors and overdoses involving objection city cotton and vicodin and other narcotics. >>> we have a recall to tell you about involving 30,000 motorcycle helmets. they are recalling large, extra large, and double extra large helmets. the company says they plan to fix the design immediately. >>> in case you have a package to mail, the post office will be open on new years eve. most will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. regular mail delivery will not be delivered. only express mail will be delivered that day. >>> expect major traffic delaws as you head up the sierra. >>> while we slept frigid temperatures slipped into the bay area. coming up how cold it is outside your door right now and what you can expect for the afternoon coming up. >>> if you are grabbing a cup of coffee you have to check this out. who says you can't snow board and still be in diapers. this toddler has been on the slopes building his skills. he's only 18 months old. he's just a little too young for the olympics in 2014. his family is most lick lie pretty proud of him already. >
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